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State capture inquiry long overdue - SACP State capture inquiry long overdue - SACP
- January 10, 2018

After initially trading positively on the news, the rand was weaker as the political implications became clearer. It had been suggested that Wednesday's meeting of the ANC national executive committee might be used to sack Mr Zuma for failing to follow party orders to establish the inquiry, allowing Mr Ramaphosa to succeed him. (more...)
Timberwolves trounce Cavs, Warriors and Raptors win Timberwolves trounce Cavs, Warriors and Raptors win
- January 10, 2018

They lost by 34 to the Cavaliers at home in January of 2016. "I've won a game and had a bad plus-minus before, so what does that matter? asked James". We're not normally a team that gets beat like that. A big part of that is because they have a target on their back every time they step on the floor. (more...)
"This f*cking idiot is the president" - Robert De Niro's speech in full
- January 10, 2018

Robert De Niro has given Donald Trump quite the X-rated epithet. Come on. You know? This f***ing idiot is the President. It's the Emperor's New Clothes-the guy is a fucking fool... "I know we're here to celebrate movies in Hollywood ... but it's two days before a frightening election, and the shadow of politics is hanging over us whether we like it or not, and it's hard for me to think about anything else", De Niro told the audience at the 2016 Hollywood Film Awards . (more...)
Triple H On Daniel Bryan Wrestling In WWE Again Triple H On Daniel Bryan Wrestling In WWE Again
- January 10, 2018

Owens says that when the Rumble is over, they will be the first co-WWE World Champions. Why Randy Orton still has such a big role in the WWE is beyond me. Daniel Bryan was more than willing to commentate on the Cruiserweight Classic ( CWC ), but didn't particularly want the SmackDown Live General Manager job. (more...)
CBB viewers weren't pleased with Katie Price's dig at India last night CBB viewers weren't pleased with Katie Price's dig at India last night
- January 10, 2018

Courtney explained: "The first time I did it and looked at myself in a full-length mirror was challenging for the brain. When you're cold or when you c*** they go up there automatically". In a discussion with India, Shane showed understanding for where her dislike for drag queens could be stemming from: 'We know that a lot of people just see us the same and we both know that that's completely incorrect... (more...)
BBC announce all-star cast for Les Misérables TV show BBC announce all-star cast for Les Misérables TV show
- January 10, 2018

The script will be penned by period drama veteran Andrew Davies, whose previous credits include celebrated adaptations of War and Peace , Little Dorrit, and Pride and Prejudice . Did we mention Olivia Colman is taking on the part of the conniving Madame Thénadier? The BBC have announced the cast list for their forthcoming TV adaptation of Les Misérables , with Dominic West , Lily Collins and David Oyelowo among the series' big-name stars. (more...)
Michael Douglas Speaks Out Ahead of Pending Allegations to Deny Accusations Michael Douglas Speaks Out Ahead of Pending Allegations to Deny Accusations
- January 10, 2018

The woman worked for Douglas' production company in NY, the famed actor said. "This is a complete lie, fabrication, no truth to it whatsoever", Douglas told Deadline in an interview published at 9:41 p.m. "As far as blackballing her, that was completely untrue", Douglas said. 'I fired her eventually. for the work she was doing. I never blackballed her . (more...)
Silent protest speaks loud at Golden Globes: Celebs go black Silent protest speaks loud at Golden Globes: Celebs go black
- January 10, 2018

Mixed messages. German model Barbara Meier chose not to wear black to the 2018 Golden Globes on Sunday, January 7, and explained her decision in a lengthy Instagram post. Blanca's stand against wearing a black dress comes almost a year after she arrived at the 2017 Academy Awards in a floor-length yellow and gold dress that left little to the imagination thanks to an extremely daring side slit. (more...)
Rocky Horror boss has no memory of issues Rocky Horror boss has no memory of issues
- January 10, 2018

Actresses Angela Scundi and Erika Heynatz , who also acted in the stage show, have joined Whelan-Browne in accusing McLachlan of harassment and bullying. "These allegations are ALL made up", he said. GFO said they were not aware of the allegations until Monday, claiming legal correspondence received before Christmas contained no details of the victims or their claims. (more...)
David Beckham launches his own grooming brand David Beckham launches his own grooming brand
- January 10, 2018

The range consists of 21 skin, hair, beard and body products - all created, tested and approved by Beckham himself - with something for all male skin and hair types. The press statement adds that the footballer-turned-entrepreneur was involved in testing in the L'Oréal Luxe labs to picking product names, fragrances and logo designs. (more...)
Amitabh Bachchan And Kangana Ranaut Could Be Co-Stars Soon Amitabh Bachchan And Kangana Ranaut Could Be Co-Stars Soon
- January 10, 2018

And, to prove her mettle yet again, she's reportedly about to play an amputee who climbed the Mount Everest in a biopic about Arunima Sinha. With no godfather and connections in the B-town, she managed to get herself the title, 'Queen of Bollywood.' Well, when it comes to Kangana's movies, no male actor is actually required to uplift the film. (more...)
Big Little Lies season 2: Why are there behind-the-scenes changes? Big Little Lies season 2: Why are there behind-the-scenes changes?
- January 10, 2018

He, alongside the cast, source writer Liane Moriarty, and script writer David E. Kelley , was a big reason for the show's success. Hulu's The Handmaid's Tale mirrored last year's seminal Emmy triumph by being named Best Drama and with Elisabeth Moss taking the Best Actress award. (more...)
Twitter To Air Live-Streamed World Cup Show Produced By Fox Sports Twitter To Air Live-Streamed World Cup Show Produced By Fox Sports
- January 10, 2018

Fox will also provide "near real-time" video highlights to Twitter from World Cup matches. The show, hosted by Rachel Bonnetta , will run each day during the World Cup, which starts in June, and will take place in Russian Federation. Snapchat will also produce FIFA World Cup "Our Stories", featuring video highlights of goals and other key moments provided by Fox Sports. "Passionate soccer fans will need to look no further than FOX and Twitter to find everything that's happening at this ... (more...)
Golden Globes Winner James Franco Accused of Sexual Misconduct Golden Globes Winner James Franco Accused of Sexual Misconduct
- January 10, 2018

As women came out in full-force to promote Time's Up and talk about a changing tide when it comes to sexism in Hollywood and beyond, the Best Actor in a Musical or Comedy victor was facing his own #MeToo moment. Did something happen back then? She later said she had also witnessed him " doing something non consensual " with someone else. She also says that Franco tried to apologize via phone for his past actions. (more...)
Saif shows his Kaalakaandi act to Kareena; 1921 stars also host screening Saif shows his Kaalakaandi act to Kareena; 1921 stars also host screening
- January 10, 2018

Bollywood actor Saif Ali Khan hasn't had a good year with films in recent times after back to back failures with Rangoon and Chef . Directed by debutante Gauravv K Chawla, Bazaar is set against the backdrop of the heady cocktail of city life in Mumbai and the unsafe world of stock trading. (more...)
Millie Bobby Brown Just Found Her Next Big Franchise Millie Bobby Brown Just Found Her Next Big Franchise
- January 10, 2018

Brown will play the title character, Enola Holmes - the 14-year-old kid sister of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's iconic characters, Sherlock and Mycroft. That is until mom suddenly disappears, and it's left to young Enola to solve the mystery. Brown developed a relationship with Legendary as she just completed a starring role in the Michael Dougherty-directed Godzilla sequel for Legendary and Warner Bros. (more...)
Could it be? Kylie Jenner may reveal her pregnancy this weekend Could it be? Kylie Jenner may reveal her pregnancy this weekend
- January 10, 2018

Now it seems that every single person, outside of Jenner herself, has been asked to comment on the rumors . However, she stepped out for the special occasion with her loved ones, and appeared amorous with her supposed baby daddy as they cuddled up together in front of the cameras. (more...)
Telltale's Batman: The Enemy Within Episode 4 Release Date Announced Telltale's Batman: The Enemy Within Episode 4 Release Date Announced
- January 10, 2018

Batman: The Enemy Within , the ongoing five-part episodic game series that continues Telltale's unique take on the World's Greatest Detective has been nothing short of a great follow up to the first season. Batman: The Enemy Within episode four, What Ails You , will be available on Windows, macOS, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, as well as on mobile devices on January 23 . (more...)
James Franco Was Accused of Sexual Misconduct During the Golden Globes James Franco Was Accused of Sexual Misconduct During the Golden Globes
- January 10, 2018

What do you think of his choice to wear the " Time's Up " pin at the awards show despite his crimes against women? Remember when you pushed my head down in a auto towards your exposed penis and that other time you said to my friend to come to your hotel room when she was 17? She alleges Franco had her do full nudity in two of her movies for only $100 a day, telling her that pay "wasn't exploitative". (more...)
Ashley Graham Points Out Importance Of #MeToo With Her Own Harrowing Experience Ashley Graham Points Out Importance Of #MeToo With Her Own Harrowing Experience
- January 10, 2018

The View panel agreed that the #MeToo and anti-sexual misconduct movement sweeping the nation is helping young women prepare themselves and stand up for one another on set. Graham, who was 17 or 18 at the time and without her mother by her side, acknowledged that in addition to the negative rumors, "people praise him" as a photographer, so she took the gig. (more...)
Mark Wahlberg paid far more than Michelle Williams for Money reshoots Mark Wahlberg paid far more than Michelle Williams for Money reshoots
- January 10, 2018

His co-star Michelle Williams earned just $1,000. But three different sources have now confirmed to USA Today that while Michelle Williams was paid U.S. "They all came in for free". Pay discrepancies are sadly nothing new in the entertainment business, or anywhere really, but they rarely get this egregious. (more...)
YouTube publicly condemns Logan Paul's 'dead body' video YouTube publicly condemns Logan Paul's 'dead body' video
- January 10, 2018

Paul deleted the video less than 24 hours after posting it following outrage, but not before it had been watched by some six million people and - it emerges - been okayed by YouTube's moderation team. Paul, known for his light-hearted and unfiltered touch, faced massive backlash for the video. YouTube itself has been criticised in recent months for a string of problematic events. (more...)
'Jumanji,' 'Insidious' top 'Star Wars' in its fourth weekend 'Jumanji,' 'Insidious' top 'Star Wars' in its fourth weekend
- January 10, 2018

Columbia Pictures says Sunday that the Dwayne Johnson-led " Jumanji " is estimated to have earned an additional $ 36 million , bringing its total to $244.4 million. The Last Jedi knocked Beauty and the Beast off the top spot after just three weeks and is officially the biggest movie of 2017. There's Luke and Rey standing face to face on Ahch-To, looking much more dry and brightly lit than they do throughout the rainy and largely dark sequences that take place there throughout the film. (more...)
Weinstein activists are just puritans, say Catherine Deneuve and Catherine Millet Weinstein activists are just puritans, say Catherine Deneuve and Catherine Millet
- January 10, 2018

They insisted that women were "sufficiently aware that the sexual urge is by its nature wild and aggressive". The letter went on to say that grown-up and independent women should be able to tell the difference between menacing behavior and an awkward pick-up, and that to assume otherwise denies basic sexual freedom. (more...)
'American Idol' Revival Will Not Showcase 'Bad' Auditions 'American Idol' Revival Will Not Showcase 'Bad' Auditions
- January 10, 2018

In keeping with this theory, in November, returning host Ryan Seacrest revealed the show's premiere date , adding that he'd be keeping his job at Live with Kelly and Ryan in NY during while Idol films in Los Angeles on the weekend. "We are wasting our time if we don't find another star", Perry said. "America needs another star". American Idol will air twice a week for the first seven weeks, but then DWTS will take over Mondays. (more...)
A second royal engagement for Harry and Meghan A second royal engagement for Harry and Meghan
- January 10, 2018

Shane Carey, 46, founder and chief executive of Reprezent, said: "Since the visit was announced there's been massive excitement in the station - much more than I could have expected". To make you feel better, here are a bunch of pics of Meghan and Prince Harry from today. Twitter users were swift to identify her £45 sweater as from British brand M&S's Autograph collection, which Markle teamed with Burberry pants, a coat by Smythe, and a scarf from Jigsaw. (more...)
Perreault scores twice as Jets cruise past Sharks Perreault scores twice as Jets cruise past Sharks
- January 10, 2018

Spiring also offered to warm the San Jose players up with a harsh burn after Sunday's game. "You're going to see a trend here, especially among National Hockey League players who aren't from Canada, who are going to not like losing to Winnipeg", said Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister, at a media event - ironically it would seem - to announce improved Internet service to rural and remote areas of Manitoba. (more...)
Paris: Anti-Semitic vandals torch kosher market Paris: Anti-Semitic vandals torch kosher market
- January 10, 2018

Agence France-Presse reported that store shelves were " blackened and charred ". The store, Promo & Destock, on René Arcos Street in Creteil, is owned by a Muslim . But thousands of French Jews have emigrated to Israel in recent years due to rising anti-Semitism as well as attacks on Jewish targets and people. (more...)
President Trump says he'll beat Oprah in 2020 presidential race President Trump says he'll beat Oprah in 2020 presidential race
- January 10, 2018

In a television interview early past year, Winfrey indicated that Trump's election had changed her mind about whether she lacked experience for America's highest office. "For too long, women have not been heard or believed if they dare speak the truth to the power of those men", she said to a standing ovation. Winfrey had barely heralded a "new day" following a sexual harassment watershed, before calls snowballed for one of America's most famous women, a self-made tycoon born into ... (more...)
Oprah Winfrey Oprah Winfrey "Intrigued" by 2020 Presidential Run, Gayle King Says
- January 10, 2018

On The Daily Show last night, Noah discussed Sunday's Golden Globes and why Oprah would be the best opponent to face Trump in the next election. Demille Award at the Golden Globes on Monday, which was praised for its vision, humanity, and stance against racism and sexual abuse. She knew how she wanted to start. (more...)

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